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My ROFLCon Weekend: Breakfast with Tron Guy

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My ROFLCon Weekend: Breakfast with Tron Guy

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My ROFLCon Weekend: Breakfast with Tron Guy

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Paging Guy Fawkes at ROFLCon 2008. Ian Chillag/NPR hide caption

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At ROFLCon 2008, Internet memes and the geeks who love them rubbed elbows and swapped ideas.

Ian Chillag spent the weekend at the Cambridge, Mass., gathering. He says it was like being in the Matrix after taking the red pill.

Chillag says he looked around at the people in crazy costumes and the Web celebrities signing autographs and thought, "It's like I've just awakened from this weird dream I had where the Internet was real. Tron Guy was there. Denny Blaze. Chuck Norris Facts Guy. It was surreal."

On our blog, Chillag's full report from ROFL Con 2008.

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